Russia Poverty Rate 1993-2021

Poverty headcount ratio at $5.50 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $5.50 a day at 2011 international prices. As a result of revisions in PPP exchange rates, poverty rates for individual countries cannot be compared with poverty rates reported in earlier editions.
  • Russia poverty rate for 2018 was 3.70%, a 0.1% decline from 2017.
  • Russia poverty rate for 2017 was 3.80%, a 0.3% decline from 2016.
  • Russia poverty rate for 2016 was 4.10%, a 0% increase from 2015.
  • Russia poverty rate for 2015 was 4.10%, a 0.5% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % Under US $5.50 Per Day
Armenia 42.50%
Colombia 28.20%
Ecuador 24.20%
Mexico 22.70%
Peru 22.30%
Brazil 19.80%
Paraguay 15.90%
Dominican Republic 13.90%
Costa Rica 11.20%
Turkey 8.50%
Thailand 8.40%
Russia 3.70%
Belarus 0.40%
Russia Poverty Rate - Historical Data
Year % Under US $5.50 Per Day Change
2018 3.70% -0.10%
2017 3.80% -0.30%
2016 4.10% 0.00%
2015 4.10% 0.50%
2014 3.60% -0.20%
2013 3.80% -0.50%
2012 4.30% -0.40%
2011 4.70% -0.90%
2010 5.60% -1.40%
2009 7.00% -0.30%
2008 7.30% -3.90%
2007 11.20% -4.10%
2006 15.30% -3.20%
2005 18.50% -3.30%
2004 21.80% -2.90%
2003 24.70% -1.50%
2002 26.20% -4.90%
2001 31.10% -6.80%
2000 37.90% -5.50%
1999 43.40% 11.80%
1998 31.60% 5.60%
1997 26.00% -4.20%
1996 30.20% -0.30%
1993 30.50% -0.30%